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approaching 95. and then this one is the big one, on 50 east bound as you imagine, from bay down live of live to the middle of the by bridge, a big backup there. 404 east bound slow to ridgely road. we'll keep you occupy date and have a complete report coming up in about 10 minutes. back to you. >> thank you very much, sharon. >>> many people wondering if the weather will hold up for the holiday weekend. bernadette woods is tracking the conditions now. bernadette. >> we've had a good stretch running up to this weekend. now we're going to show you doppler radar, nothing going on in our area. just a gorgeous evening out there. you do see some storms over the great lakes, moving in our direction. tomorrow just a chance for a shower and thunderstorm. it's a small chance, but temperatures will start to build. humidity will start to build. then our better chance for showers or storms are sunday into monday, as that front crosses by the area. although these are just scattered showers and thunderstorms, these are not all day rain events. so not a washout of a weekend. keep your plans. we'll keep you
to do what he calls, informing voters. >> i don't care how much misinformation, big lies they put out. the people in this state are going to vote against the dream act in november. >> reporter: charlie works in progressive maryland, which represents the illegal immigrants. she said all of those who petitioned voters, there are many more who support the dream act. >> they'll believe that it's an issue of fairness. >> reporter: about 56,000 signatures were needed to place the dream act on a referendum. state election officials received more than double the number of required names. kai, back to you. >> okay. thank you, gigi. >>> with increasing optimism, the nfl season will kick off in time. sports director mark viviano joins us now with the latest on a court ruling. >> reporter: a u.s. appeals court has ruled that the owners lockout and players stand. but a joint reaction from the league and the players states that a court decision really doesn't matter to either of them. because both sides are working on a deal. another long day of north negotiating. and while there is a gag order res
this kind of heat can lead to big-time problems, especially if, like, these guys, you're out working in it. but it's the elderly that are most at risk. already, a 95-year-old woman and an 81-year-old man in the city have died from heat- related complications this summer. that's why health officials are urging people to check in on their elderly neighbors frequently, with a warning that it takes time before effects of the heat can karch up with you. -- catch up with you. >> so the two, heat-related deaths we have had this summer have come after a string of code reds. so when you check on your neighbors, check on them on the day of the code red. but also check on them the day after, and the day after that. >> reporter: fatigue, heavy sweating, muscle cramps, headache, nausea, all signs doctors say the heat is taking a toll on you. city residents can come out and get free ice water. >> reporter: ice water, the key word here. doctors say it is really important if you're going to be spending any time outdoors to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. they also say it's important to take lots of frequent br
the homeowner, a 58-year-old man, did not have a criminal background. >>> a big break for the men accused of stealing historic valuable documents, they can get out of jail. vick is in the newsroom to tell us. >> reporter: the pair is accused of stealing $6 million for the documents from the maryland historical society. they have been in jail since they were arrested more than a week ago. he needs to come up with $750,000 to get out. police say the pair took 60 documents, including papers signed by abraham lincoln. kai, back to you. >> landau calls himself america's presidential histian. -- historian. >>> developing news just into wjz. we've learned that fire chief academy is being replaced. some firefighters are being accused of cheating on a state licensing test. the state is investigating cheating accusations. >>> seven days and counting. time is running out for lawmakers to reach an agreement on the debt debate. democrats and republicans are arguing over dueling plans to decrease the spending and increase the debt limit. president obama has promised to veto the plan to do a temporary r
water. >> reporter: and big electricity users like the university of maryland baltimore are being asked to cut down on their electricity usage. and health officials are also making door-to-door visits to the elderly. reporting live from druid hill park, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> and be sure to stay with wjz and wjz.com for the latest on the record-breaking heat. just the first warning weather forecast, 24 hours a day on our website. >>> our other big story today, president obama comes to maryland to make his case to raise the debt limit. wjz has complete coverage of the president's visit. vic carter spent the day in college park. and jessica kartalija has more from the college campus. he has the president's message as the deal creeps closer. good afternoon, vic. >> hi, kai. the president came with a lot already. he's managing wars and conflict in iraq, afghanistan, and libya. and here's at home -- here at home, he's locked into the battle every on the debt ceiling and adding to the budget. after that, he came directly to hear from voters and their concerns and how they run
is a balanced way to break the stalemate. >> it's an opportunity then to go ahead and think big. >> the group of bipartisan senators is proposing a package that cuts $4 trillion from the deficit. the plan also reduces federal programs like medicare and medicaid. it shrinks the tax code to three categories, limits some tax deductions and could bring changes changes to social security payments. >> let's actually take this moment and see if we can rally around something that can tumly move forward. >> if we can help in the debt ceiling debate by producing this product. >> the game has drawn support from both parties, but it's too complex for congress to pass before august 2nd deadline. >> the white house spokesman indicated that the president would sign off on a short-deal term, but only if it wraps up on a big deal both sides can live with. but any compromise would be a tough sell to some republicans. >> and the only clear path to raise the debt ceiling that has passed either house of congress, is the cut, cap and balance act. >> reporter: lawmakers have less than two weeks to find common groun
but how and why remains a big mystery. derek valcourt is live in the newsroom with the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: lauren giddings disappeared more than a week ago. the howard county woman had just graduated. police believe the body found in her apartment complex last week may have been hers but they still haven't made a positive i.d. because the body was apparently badly mutilated. officers spent the weekend dusting for fingerprints. authorities say they have two persons of interest in the case. one of those people was later charged with an unrelated burglary at giddings apartment complex. so far police have made no arrest in her apparent murder. >> giddings graduated down in howard county. >>> the count down is on in just a few hour, the skies over baltimore will light up with dazzling fireworks display. wjz is a proud sponsor of the port of america show. wjv is live downtown. jessica cartalia is in the middle of all the excitement, jess. >> happy fourth of july to everyone out there. there's been so much going on at the harbor, it's been absolutely packed with
by baltimore companies. ask candy. and said other big baltimore -- the other big baltimore connection. is that driver. >> just sinking to me. you said, 160 miles an hour. >> that's right. >> 160? >> 160. >> don't tell jabari that mark is going to drive number 68. he still thinks he is. >> i want to see me drive. >> the indy cars for the big race, they're racing on sunday. this is one of the support series. their big race is going to be on saturday, labor day. at the inner harbor, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. back to you in the inner hill. >> they run from $2800 each. >> i want one of those cars. >>> baltimore and the orioles are teaming up. we need your help. during this weekend's stand, take nonperishable foods. the wjz family will collect your donations at the gate. friday, you can meet don, adam, ron, and andrea. saturday, you can meet vic, me, bob, mark, gigi, tim and pat. and sunday, you can meet denise, mary, jeff, stan and mike hellgren. all part of wjz's continuing community commitment. >>> and here's one of the stories we're working on. >>> i'mandy clark -- i'm andy clark
. how a big new purchase is doing just that. >>> hot and humid july evening. when will the weather improve? wjz meteorologist bernadette woods is updating your first warning forecast. not that long ago, many families were priced out of an overheated housing market. but the times have changed. get the facts at remax.com. it's a great place to see all the listings in thousands of cities and towns. with lots of houses to chose from and down-to-earth prices the dream of owning a home seems more attainable than ever. find out what an experienced re/max agent can do for you. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. >>> out of the ashes. a baltimore city church struggles to rebuild. investigators say the fire started after someone found stolen equipment in the sanctuary. what the church is doing to get back on its feet. >> reporter: hours before sunday services, flames ripped through the greater paradise christian center on the corner of east oliver and north potomac. >> now, two hours later, it's time to rebuild, just focus. and let's get back in here and make it
the neighborhood. >> it's pretty big. ought to be caught. >> reporter: police now are trying to do just that. >> we do not have any leads at this time. we're asking for the public's help in reporting any suspicious behavior they may have seen in that area that morning. or anyone who they may know who is talking about this crime. >> reporting live in towson, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. kai, back to youful. >> mike, thank you. anyone with information is encouraged to call baltimore county police. or baltimore crimestoppers. >>> if you're waiting for somebody to get home from work, let's check on the roads. here's kristy breslin. >> hi, mary. hi, everyone. a couple of accidents there to update you on. if you are traveling northbound 95, we have an accident, just past the aberdeen exit. the delay all the way back to riverside parkway. whitemarsh, philadelphia road at niewpts road for another accident. and southbound 895 accident there, approaching the toll plaza. back over to the beltway. 15 minutes on the west side inner loop. from southwestern boulevard, over to liberty road. average speed in th
conservative. i think the republicans need to bend a little. >> we don't want the big bank account to back us up. but they're going to do what they want. >> reporter: with 1.6 million marylanders on medicare and medicaid, 860,000 on social security, the consequences locally could be dire. >> if the economy collapses as a result of this inaction on the part of the federal government, sure, it's going to impact baltimore county government. >> these people need to do the job that they were elected to do, just like we're doing here in baltimore county. >> reporter: the message is clear. and marylanders are mincing no words. get this deal done. >> if i'm going to put my social security up, how about you all putting up your future? because that's what you're putting up. you're putting up the future. >> reporter: now, the two maryland republicans in the house now say they will back speaker boehner's plan. reporting live, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right, mike. thank you. congress has raised the debt ceiling 10 times in the past 10 years. >>> speaking out for the first time, the balti
pretty soon. captain mike perry, reporting live. >>> getting the road ready. workers get a big step ready to prepare for the grand prix. megan mcco-corkle shows us crews are -- mccorkell shows us they are hard at work. >> reporter: they are already setting up this grandstand. it's just the first step in a major transformation down here. >> reporter: the streets of downtown baltimore will soon look -- >> how about that? >> like this. the baltimore grand prix, now just weeks away, but to get from here to here, you have to start here. >> people are going to be amazed when they see baltimore around the world. >> reporter: martin stenk designed the two-mile track that will run along the inner harbor and along camden yards. >> what we're building is almost a small city within a city. >> this year, the parts of the race track will be surrounded by a race track wall. and protected by fencing. >> we have been doing these street races for more than 30 years. >> reporter: starting tonight, crews will begin working on light street, on the inner harbor. next week, work begins on conway street, from li
summons. >>> new records show airport security breaches are still a big problem. lawmakers want to know why this is happening, even with the billions of dollars spint on security. >>> more than 25,000 since 2001. >> they demanded answers from the transportation transportation security administration. >> the u.s. has spent billions of dollars to revamp airport screening. and the t a insists, the problems amount to less than 1% of the $5.5 billion screened in the past years. >> tsa's goal is to stay ahead of the threats while protecting passengers' privacy. >>> a security breach is broadly defined. it can be anywhere from a checked bag being misplaced. >> just this past week, a cleaning crew found a stun gun on a jet blue airplane at newark airport. in june, a passenger was arrested after using an expired boarding pass to fly across the country. this latest comes. and the tsa is already taking heat for its aggressive policy. and screening machines that see through clothing. the tsa insists all of it is necessary to protect the flying public. sandra hughes, wjz eyewitness news. >>> homelan
like this made number 14, marcus harvel, a basketball star. but off the court, he was known for his big smile and outgoing personality. >> he was a very, very remarkable young man. he was motivated. he was motivated. >> reporter: marcus's aunt corin said he had big dreams. but that was taken away after marcus was shot in the chest and killed at this complex. >> the family is very sad. it's a little unreal. >> reporter: investigators say they're looking into the possibility that marcus and a friend were playing with a gun. so far, no charges have been filed. >> they believe it was an accident. but again, right now, the investigation is still ongoing. >> reporter: it just sounds like there's a lot of questions. >> reporter: cliff reese, marcus marcus's aau corch, comes to offer support at the home. >> i've known marcus since march. and i just fell in love with the kid the first time i met him. >> reporter: grief over marcus's death has been widespread. >> reporter: friends, fellow classmates and teammates quickly showed an outpouring of support for harvel, after news broke that he had bee
. >> reporter: and those additional costs are adding up to big profits. $200 million every week from the extra $22-plus onive $200 ticket sold. a few carriers aren't raising fares. alaska, hawaiian, and spirit airlines, which even started a website this week, called don't tax me, bro, to encourage customers to fight the increase. but not everyone is hopeful. >> you gotta take it because, not a lot else you can do. >> reporter: with the debt crisis taking center stage, it seems the legislative stalemate that caused the faa shutdown will continue, with no relief in sight for flyers or their wallet. betty nguyen, cbs news, new york. >> today, lahood urged lawmakers to pass a bill to put the faa back in business and get more than 70,000 workers back on the job. >>> foreclosure rates for the first half of the year were down. according to the foreclosure listing firm realty track, activity sharply declined in the metropolitan areas by 84%, compared to a year ago. one of the reasons, realty track claims delayed action against delinquent borrowers. >>> the maryland institute college of arts gets a maj
. the biggest opening weekend in movie history. fans lined up at amc lowe's white marsh. big crowds at harbor east, where fion amc intosh and daughter told us they are just wild about harry. >> i just think it's cool the stories she tells. and it's fun. >> reporter: fiona is originally from scottland. >> there's even a real wind in harry potter where you can do a tour on the train so it's cool. >> reporter: this is the eighth and final film in the harry potter franchise. >> it's the end of my childhood. that's how i feel about it. >> i started reading the book when i was in second grade. so this is like my really whole childhood coming to an end. >> reporter: the harry box office toe total is staggering. $488million over the weekend around the world. >> it's very adventurous and outstanding and i think it's so cool how they can actually do all the magic. >> reporter: box office magic for the ages. ron max, wjz eyewitness news. >> harry potter deathly hollows part two took in $92 million on friday. the single biggest day take in movie history. >>> it's overwhelming. >> overwhelming money for
it for all its worth. >>> maryland's largest state employees union is getting a big infusion of cash but not everybody is happy about it. the maryland chapter of the affscme will collect fees. they are permitted under a state law passed two years ago. the move is expected to bring $4.7 million this fiscal year. that could impact more than 12,000 state workers. >>> maryland lawmakers have announced plans for a special legislative session to work on the congressional districts. lawmakers are expected to come together in october. the special session is intended to redraw districts based on the census results. they are also hoping to bring up the budget and transportation funding. >>> growers are bracing for a potential loss from the stink bug, vineyards are putting an extra effort to keep the pests out of grapes and wine. >> reporter: grapes are just coming on the maryland vineyards and so are brown stink bugs. they're out there. it doesn't take many to cause damage. >> one grape that it poked a hole in starts to rot and it affects all the grapes around it. >> reporter: they have no nat
in healthwatch. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> a big step forward in the obama's push for embryonic stem cell research. they blocked should from moving forward. a lawsuit claims research violated the ban. the obama administration argued the embryos were privately harvested so the ban doesn't apply. >>> a new billboard is turning heads in indianapolis. it compares hot dogs to cigarettes. warnings, hot dogs can wreck your health. the sign comes from the committee. the billboard is an effort to get consumers away from processed meat. doctors say processed meat can cause cancers. they recommend veggie dogs over traditional hot dogs. >>> calorie listings on restaurant menus may actually help you eat healthier meals. one in six fast food customers has bought lower calorie meals since the introduction of nutrition labeling in the u.s. researchers polled more than 15,000 customers at fast food chains in new york, where calorie counts are required by law. >>> easing concerns about mobile phone use and radiation. they do not increase the risk of cancer risk in children and teens. >>> like most of her friends, 1
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